|‹ September 2020 ›|
This session is for Early Childhood Educators only.
Everyone needs skills for dealing with potentially violent kids and adults in today’s world. The goal of the workshop is to refresh knowledge and techniques previously learned by participants in order to maintain skills for minimizing violent situations when they occur.
Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Do not wear jewelry.
In this workshop, participants will gain education on the following:
- Red flags that may trigger the referral process for speech and occupational therapy services
- Different tiers of support
- Supports and accommodations to support children with speech/language deficits, fine motor deficits, visual motor deficits and children that have difficulties with sensory processing and regulations.
The 2020 session will be held via Zoom.
Do you know how to recognize the signs of mental illness in a young person?
Would you know how to respond if you did?
What if there was something you could do to help youth in your community?
ABOUT THE COURSE
Youth Mental Health First Aid (YMHFA) is a basic public education program that teaches individuals how to help a youth in crisis or experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. Using an interactive format, this 8-hour course utilizes role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis, provide initial help, and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care.
Risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents, including anxiety, depression, psychosis, eating disorders, AD/HD, disruptive behavior disorders, and substance use disorder.
A core five-step action plan to support an adolescent developing signs and symptoms of mental illness or in an emotional crisis.
Katrina Brock, LMSW, CAADC, CCS
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